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Cover for Nutritional indicators to assess the sustainability of the Mediterranean diet.

There is increasing evidence of the multiple effects of diets on public health nutrition, society and environment. Sustainability and food security are closely inter-related. The traditional Mediterranean diet (MD) is recognized as a healthier dietary pattern with a lower environmental impact. As a ...

Author(s)
Donini, L. M.; Dernini, S.; Lairon, D.; Serra-Majem, L.; Amiot-Carlin, M. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable and healthy gastronomy in Costa Rica: betting on sustainable diets.

Current consumption patterns in Costa Rica and in other countries are driven by misinformation and lack of knowledge concerning the nutritional value and sustainability of food products. Unhealthy diets are a major reason for health problems, environmental degradation and food biodiversity loss. To ...

Author(s)
Echandi, M. D.; Masis, P. S.; Viquez, R. G.; Rodriguez, R. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food labelling: what do people want?

This chapter discusses why foods are labelled, what should we label, and who sets the food label. The monitoring, enforcement and regulation of food labels are described. The labelling of genetically modified foods is discussed.

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Kerr, W. A.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392213)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Processing and industrialization.

This article gives an overview about industrial preparation of almonds (reception, cracking and blanching); quality guidelines for almond reception (in-shell almonds and shelled almonds); and almond products (bitter almonds, appetizers, industrialization, turron, marzipan, cakes and pastries, ice...

Author(s)
Verdú, A.; Izquierdo, S.; Socias i Company, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food safety standards for domestic and international markets: the case of dairy.

This chapter reviews the relevance of food safety and quality standards for India, for both domestic and global markets. It addresses the importance of food quality standards in international trade, highlighting that sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures are often significant barriers to trade...

Author(s)
Vandeplas, A.; Squicciarini, M. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer perceptions of poultry meat and eggs: bridging the gap between public perceptions and reality.

This chapter discusses the European market for poultry meat and eggs and presents a case study on the UK poultry industry which highlights: UK production and UK consumer perceptions of poultry meat and eggs. Topics on animal welfare, food safety, and bridging the gap between public perception and...

Author(s)
Parrott, P.; Walley, K.; Clarke, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Trade wars, sanctions and discrimination.

The different types of conflicts (territorial disputes, superior product quality claims, ethical production issues, health and welfare issues and/or retaliation for other trade issues) that affect the trade in animals are described.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The creation of trust in e-business cross-border transactions in food supply networks.

Trust in traditional business situations is usually established by various means, for example through face-to-face meetings or reliability of business partners. But in e-business, especially when seeking new customers and aiming to start sustainable relationships, trust has to be generated in other ...

Author(s)
Haas, R.; Meixner, O.; Ameseder, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food-based approaches for improving diets and raising levels of nutrition: the fish story.

Improving diets and raising levels of nutrition - in terms of animal protein, essential nutrients, and micronutrients - is a key aspect of food security for millions of people around the world. Fish have an important role in nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food-based approaches that sustainably ...

Author(s)
Thompson, B.; Amoroso, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Info
Cover for Improving diets and nutrition: food-based approaches.

This book is composed of 35 papers presented at the 2010 International Symposium on Food and Nutrition Security, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The symposium aimed to document evidence that demonstrates the impact, effectiveness and sustainability of ...

Author(s)
Thompson, B.; Amoroso, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings

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